Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

After 11 month closure, Chicago's parks to reopen 'soon'

CHICAGO, Illinois - Following an 11-month closure, Chicago's lakefront, parks and pools are preparing to reopen.Earlier this week, Chicago Mayor ...

Italian ambassador's convoy attacked in Congo, envoy and driver killed

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was assassinated Monday while traveling in ...

Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Call for moving 2022 Olympics from China

OTTAWA, Canada - Ramping up pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to toughen his stance on China, Canada's parliament ...

Town remembers Italy's first Covid death

CODOGNO, Italy: Sunday marked one year since Italy experienced its first known COVID-19 death, a 77-year-old retired roofer from the ...

Over 100,000 Indian farmers protest deregulation of crops

In a massive show of strength to protest three farm laws, more than 100,000 farmers and agricultural laborers gathered in ...

Think big. Why the future of uni campuses lies beyond the CBD

This is the second of two articles on the past and future of the university campus.The "dreaming spires" of Oxford ...

WHO-backed policy brief calls for action to address long COVID

With one in 10 people still feeling ill 12 weeks after having COVID-19, authorities must do more to support them, ...

U.S. Bombs Iran-Backed Militias Blamed For Rocket Attacks In Iraq

The United States has launched air strikes in eastern Syria targeting facilities used by Iran-backed militias, the Pentagon said.The Defense ...

Late surge sees Simpson join Fitzpatrick in WGC-Workday lead

Former US Open champion Webb Simpson surged late for a share of the first-round lead on Thursday in the World ...

Knives out for Australia's T20 skipper Finch after New Zealand loss

Critics led by former great Mark Waugh have questioned Aaron Finch's ability to captain Australia at the Twenty20 World Cup ...

Avoiding the data colonialism trap

Even while the Covid-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of data and statistics, it has highlighted the global divide in statistical ...

Amnesty Report Describes Axum Massacre in Ethiopia's Tigray

NAIROBI - Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed "many hundreds" of people, mostly men, in a late November massacre in the ...

US Ambassador Arrives at UN With Positive Message

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations arrived Thursday in New York, where she said she looked forward to ...

First Asylum-Seekers from Mexico's Matamoros Border Camp Enter US

MEXICO CITY - The first asylum-seekers from a Mexican border camp that had become a symbol of Trump-era immigration restrictions ...

Biden Calls King Salman as US Recalibrates Relations With Saudis

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden called Saudi Arabian King Salman on Thursday as his administration is set to release ...

ADB appoints Carrasco as DG for sustainable development

Manila [The Philippines], February 26 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Bruno Carrasco as Director General and concurrently ...

Special feeling to play in front of home crowd, says Axar

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 26 (ANI): India all-rounder Axar Patel relished the feeling of playing in front of the home ...

Gulmarg will be international destination for WS: Rijiju

Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], February 26 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Friday said ...

Axar credits close friends, family for helping him

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 26 (ANI): India all-rounder Axar Patel, who picked 11 wickets in the pink-ball Test against England, ...

India highlights politicisation of Syrian conflict at UNSC

New York [US], February 26 (ANI): India on Thursday (local time) called on the members of the United Nations Security ...

Stoinis backs skipper Finch to find form

Dunedin [New Zealand], February 26 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has come out in support of skipper Aaron Finch following ...

Shoretire becomes Man Utd's youngest ever player in Europe

Manchester [UK], February 26 (ANI): Shola Shoretire has become Manchester United's youngest ever player to play in European competition after ...

Mohammad Wasim aims to play for Pakistan as all-rounder

Karachi [Pakistan], February 26 (ANI): Islamabad United's Mohammad Wasim Jnr, who hogged the limelight with three wickets in their opening ...

Canada 'concerned' by sexual assaults in hotel quarantine

Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Canadian government is concerned by the multiple sexual assaults involving travelers during COVID-19 quarantine ...

Update: Xi eyes new driving forces for China-France cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested Thursday that China and France actively ...

UNGA President welcomes India, Pak ceasefire agreement

Geneva [Switzerland], February 26 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir on Thursday (local time) welcomed the agreement between ...

Toll from COVID-19 in Brazil surpasses 250,000 people

Brasilia [Brazil], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people, who have died of COVID-19 in Brazil, has increased by 1,541 ...

Centre is pro farmers: Narendra Singh Tomar

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the Centre can never dare ...

'Positive step': UN Chief hopes India-Pak pact

New York [US], February 26 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is encouraged by India and Pakistan's decision to strictly ...

Chinese treatment of Uyghurs 'genocide': Dutch Parliament

Amsterdam [Netherlands], February 26 (ANI): The Netherlands Parliament on Thursday passed a motion saying the Chinese treatment of the Uyghur ...

2nd HercUlean ITF triathlon in Konark to take place

Konark (Odisha) [India], February 26 (ANI): The 2nd edition of the HercUlean ITF triathlon 2021 will commence on February 27 ...

Clashes between protesters, police in Iraq leave 1 Killed

Baghdad [Iraq], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): One person died and 14 others were injured at an ongoing political protest in Iraq's ...

Sri Lankan govt allows burial of COVID-19 victims

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 26 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government on Thursday granted permission to bury the bodies of the ...

Matthew Fitzpatrick, Webb Simpson share WGC lead

Matthew Fitzpatrick and Webb Simpson shot opening-round 66s on Thursday to share the lead at 6-under par after the first ...

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Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

Stocks in Asia jump on U.S. Fed chairman's remarks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following ...

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